Port Cros National Park tourism and travel guide

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Visit Port Cros National Park: highlights and tourist information

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Port Cros National Park is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 40 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Port Cros National Park is 722 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Iles d'Hyeres at 15 km and Le Lavandou at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Port Cros National Park, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Port Cros National Park in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near Port Cros National Park

Markets in and near Port Cros National Park

  • Le Lavandou: market Thursday (15km)
  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • La Londe-les-Maures: market Sunday (20km)
  • Cavalaire-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Hyeres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • La Croix-Valmer: market Sunday (26km)
  • Carqueiranne: market Thursday (28km)
  • Ramatuelle: market Thursday & Thursday & Sunday & Sunday (29km)
  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • La Crau: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Port Cros National Park, Provence

Tourist attractions near Port Cros National Park, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Port Cros National Park.

Most beautiful villages in France

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Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine du Rayol (18km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (20km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (25km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (25km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (25km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (25km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (29km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (37km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (37km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (31km)
  • Mont Faron (40km)
  • Cap Sicié (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Port Cros National Park

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: na

Distance to Port Cros National Park

from Toulon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 722 km

from Calais: 948 km

from Nice: 105 km

from Bordeaux: 594 km

from Strasbourg: 629 km

Getting here

Port Cros National Park is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Port Cros National Park from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Port Cros National Park